Practical Nursing

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Career Cluster:

Health Science

Testing Requirements:

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Read:11 Math:11 Lang:11, TEAS V (Test of Essential Academic Scores - Version 5) Minimum 58.7% AITS

Enrollment Open To:

Adult Students Only

Program Start Dates:

January 2015 Day Class – St Augustine Campus (Application deadline September 30, 2014) January 2015 Evening Class – Putnam County Campus (Application deadline September 30, 2014) March 2015 Day Class – Doctors Inlet Campus (Application deadline February 5, 2015)

Location:

St. Augustine Main Campus / Doctors Inlet Campus/Putnam County Campus

Program Day/Evening:

Daytime Monday through Thursday Evening/Weekends every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6-10pm and every other Saturday and Sunday 6:30am-5pm

What You'll Learn:

  • Care for medical-surgical, oncology patients
  • Communication skills
  • Geriatric care
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Human growth & development
  • Legal & ethics responsibilities

*FL Board of Nursing Approved

  • Mental health concepts
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology & administration of medications
  • Rehabilitation basics
  • Unpaid clinical experience

Program Hours:

1350

Daytime Enrollment = 13 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Evening Enrollment = 18 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Program Estimated Cost:

$6,900

OCP:

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90
B HCP0121 Nurse Aide and Orderly 75
PRN0091 Practical Nurse (1 of 3) 285
PRN0092 Practical Nurse (2 of 3) 450
PRN0096 Practical Nursing (3 of 3) 450

Employment Opportunities:

  • Doctor offices
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals
  • Health Department
  • Nursing Homes
  • Walk-in clinics

Industry Certifications:

NCLEX-PN Exam

Starting Salaries:

$38,720
*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida

Downloads:

Program application: LPN Application 2014-2015

Program costs & book list: Licensed Practical Nursing

TEAS Prep: www.atitesting.com

The AHA Health Care Provider BLS CPR Course is offered at our Public Safety Campus you may contact them at 904-547-3542 for dates.

Instructor or Department Contact Information:

Name: Debbie Warren

Email: debbie.warren@fctc.edu
Phone:  904-547-3471

 

For gainful employment information please select: LPN or LPN Evening

Name: Nancy Plumlee – nancy.plumlee@fctc.edu

Name: Deonna Mullins – deonna.mullins@fctc.edu

Name: Michael White – michael.white@fctc.edu